Business & Finance

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Tiny Fennville, Mich., is getting ready to host a basketball game for the first time since 16-year-old Wes Leonard made a game-winning shot then collapsed seconds later.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

With schools facing what must feel like ever-shrinking budgets — the 2011 Kansas Legislature most recently slashed $100 million in state spending on K-12 education — and the ever-present reality of layoffs, paraprofessionals are showing their value.

12/6/2011

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

12/5/2011

12/5/2011

If you want to keep kids off the street and out of trouble, offer an engaging after-school program.

12/5/2011

Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Seattle's school-assignment racial tiebreaker, the federal government issued new guidelines affirming that districts can consider race to help integrate schools.

12/5/2011

Parents seeking spots for their children in the Palm Beach County School District's choice program are seeing a few changes this year as the Dec. 16 application deadline looms.

12/5/2011

Too many competing ideas. Not enough legal authority. Regrettably, said Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro, that problematic mix compelled her to tell the State Board of Education Friday that she needed more time before she could recommend what to do about the Kansas City Public Schools.

12/5/2011

Through this alliance, NSBA's member state school boards associations will be able to offer Performance Matters’ integrated product line to their district members at an exclusive discount.

12/2/2011

12/2/2011

Fox 29 viewers were shocked when we first reported former Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman filed for unemployment despite a $1 million buyout from taxpayers.

12/1/2011

12/1/2011

Harris School Solutions announces the release of the human resources module for AptaFund 4, the newly available upgrade of the online fund accounting and business management solution.

12/1/2011

Many poor public schools do not pay teachers and educators as much as wealthier schools just a few miles away, according to a survey of 13,000 school districts the U.S. Department of Education released on Wednesday.

11/30/2011

11/30/2011

As Chicago Public Schools officials begin heated negotiations over teacher evaluations, a study that will be released by the district shows teachers strongly oppose tying student achievement to their own performance.

11/30/2011

The child poverty rate rose during the recession in 1 of every 5 counties across the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau said Tuesday.

11/30/2011

PCI Education announced the winners of the 20th Anniversary Grant. Hosted by the online community WeAreTeachers, the grant program is designed to provide special education teachers the opportunity to earn money for their classrooms, while sharing best practices with educators across the country.

11/29/2011

11/29/2011

The Scottsdale Unified School District will resume advertising on its school buses but will sell the ads itself and keep all the revenue, which could top $85,000 a month.

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